Answered by Charlene, Hiring Expert at Gap Inc., on Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Congratulations on being with the same company for 14 years that shows a great deal of loyalty and no doubt you have gained some great experience. It is important to remember that you have built your resume by adding skills learned, practiced and have become very proficient. Most of these skills are transferable into the positions you mentioned including, sales, customer service and managing. these skills include: time management, decision making, problem solving, collaboration, communication, initiative, leadership and perhaps training and mentoring. When you are looking for the next step in your career ensure you are speaking to these life skills, which are critical to most positions, in your cover letters, resume, networking and applications. You can also highlight the loyalty, major accomplishments and awards at your current position. If there is an opportunity within your company you may also seek support and feedback from your current supervisor and perhaps move into a new career path there at your company Best of Luck in your career search.